Our experience working with schools means that we understand that budgets can be tight.
However, there are a range of funding opportunities to help support your school. These can be general grants or specific to outdoor learning, educational residentials and curriculum subjects such as science and maths.
To help you we've compiled a list of orgainsations that can provide more information about funding opportunities. It doesn’t include every source of funding but hopefully provides a starting point for helping you secure additional resources.
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Good luck and please let us know how you get on and if we can help in any way.
Eco-Schools and Frugi clothing company have produced the Frugi Challenge, 10 days of eco-activities – differentiated for early years, primary and secondary schools. The challenges can be completed in school or at home. Also 150 schools applying for the first Eco-Schools Green flag are eligible for their accreditation fee to be paid. Funding applications close on Friday 18 December 2020 and schools must submit a successful first Green Flag application before Friday 26 February 2021.
Part of the National Lottery each year they give out millions of pounds to good causes. Their money goes to schools that improve health, education and the environment in the local community. Funding size £300 - £10,000
A consistent theme of the Garfield Weston Foundation is the importance placed on support for education and learning, both within formal school settings and environmental projects.
The Small Grants programme allows schools that are successfully running the Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme to apply for a small grant of up to £750 for school trips in order to further enhance their work with young people.
All Team London schools are eligible to apply, and successful schools can win funding of up to £1,000. Particularly interested in supporting projects which focus on the Mayoral priorities which include environment and well-being.
The Nineveh Charitable Trust supports a broad range of UK-based projects and activities of benefit to the general public, with an emphasis on promoting a better understanding of the countryside. Schools are eligible to apply.
Small Grants of up to £800 are available to stimulate interest and enable involvement in mathematics from Key Stage 1 (age 5+) upwards. The aim is to enhance and enrich mathematical study beyond the curriculum and encourage unusual ways of communicating mathematics.
The aim of the Frederick Soddy Schools Awards is to encourage field studies by providing financial support specifically for this work. These awards are given to teachers leading groups of school pupils. Applications are welcomed from UK schools planning fieldwork involving a strong element of human geography. Awards are made of £200 to £600, and cannot support the costs of physical resources. Preference will be given to schools which have not been supported in the previous year’s awards. Deadline: 3 February.